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balloon
American English: /bəˈlun/
British English: /bəˈluːn/

Translation of balloon in Spanish:

noun

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (Aviation)
    ir en globo
    to go ballooning
    (ir a) pasear en globo
    1.2 (swell)
    hincharse
    Example sentences
    • It split down the middle to reveal a light lavender petticoat and the sleeves ballooned out, at the top, and cascaded down, past her hands, ending in a waterfall of silky material.
    • The necks of old port bottles, for example, usually have a slightly bulbous form, so that the lower part of the cylindrical cork is weakened where it ballooned out and became cone shaped.
    • I was about to breathe a sigh of relief when they ballooned out and started to parachute down in the middle of the courtyard.

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